Event Title

Preventing Harm from Drug Use: Lessons from Thailand to Canada

Speaker

Zarina Mulla

Streaming Media

Description

Vancouver, BC ranks at the top on the United Nations indices of the world’s most livable cities. It also holds the dubious distinction of being Canada’s drug capital with severe drug related problems. The beautiful city of Chiang Mai, Thailand has its own share of addiction woes. This presentation focuses on responses from two different angles: frontline work with youth in Chiang Mai; and the four pillars drug policy of Vancouver with some of its controversial measures like North America’s first Supervised Injection Site.

About the Lecturer: Zarina Mulla, Drug Policy Planner City of Vancouver, BC

Document Type

Event

Start Date

19-5-2010 12:00 PM

End Date

19-5-2010 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Drug policies, Vancouver, BC, Chaing Mai, Thailand

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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May 19th, 12:00 PM May 19th, 1:15 PM

Preventing Harm from Drug Use: Lessons from Thailand to Canada

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Vancouver, BC ranks at the top on the United Nations indices of the world’s most livable cities. It also holds the dubious distinction of being Canada’s drug capital with severe drug related problems. The beautiful city of Chiang Mai, Thailand has its own share of addiction woes. This presentation focuses on responses from two different angles: frontline work with youth in Chiang Mai; and the four pillars drug policy of Vancouver with some of its controversial measures like North America’s first Supervised Injection Site.

About the Lecturer: Zarina Mulla, Drug Policy Planner City of Vancouver, BC